POLICE APPEAL FOR WITTNESSES TO COME FORWARD AFTER POLICE OFFICER INJURED IN CRASH IN MAITLAND

Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam vision as investigations continue into a crash in Maitland last week.

About 6.55pm on Wednesday 14 April 2021, a collision has occurred involving a, white Husqvarna dirt bike, a blue Mitsubishi Pajero and a marked police vehicle on the New England Highway, Maitland.

The 19-year-old male rider and police officer were treated at the scene by paramedics from NSW Ambulance before the police officer was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition. The rider was conveyed by road to John Hunter Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the Pajero was not injured.

Officers from Crash Investigations Unit (CIU) attended the scene and established a crime scene.

As investigations continue, police are appealing to the public, for anyone that may have witnessed the crash to come forward.